Kingsport demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)98915391
Median age44.338.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%57%55%
Speak English96%93%79%
Speak Spanish2%4%13%
Kingsport, TN has a population of 52,871 and is the 763rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 989 per sq mi which is 546% higher than the Tennessee average and 991% higher than the national average. The median age in Kingsport is 44 which is approximately 15% higher than the Tennessee average of 39. In Kingsport, 60% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 63% of Kingsport residents were born in Tennessee, 34% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Kingsport is 546% higher than Tennessee.
  • The median age in Kingsport is 15% higher than Tennessee.
  • In Kingsport 92.17% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Kingsport 3.09% of the population is African American.
  • In Kingsport 0.75% of the population is Asian.

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Kingsport population breakdown by race

African American3.09%16.81%12.63%
American Indian0.27%0.29%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.11%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race2.92%2.03%3.06%
Other race0.68%1.38%4.75%
In Kingsport, 2.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Kingsport age breakdown

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Source: The Kingsport, TN demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).